Center for International Services and Programs

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All CISP staff is available to support you via phone, email, in-person advising meeting, and ZOOM video-conferencing.

  • Please contact the CISP via email
  • The phone line (216-687-3910) is staffed 8:00 am – 5:00 pm EST weekdays; please leave a voicemail afterhours. 
  • You may also schedule an advising appointment. Advising appointments will be held in CISP office, BH 412. Please come to the office at your scheduled time to have an in-person meeting with a CISP advisor. 
  • F-1 In-person Walk-in Advising (no appointment necessary) will be available from 1:00pm-3:00pm on Mondays & Thursdays in CISP office, BH 412.  
  • F-1 Virtual Drop-In Advising (no appointment necessary) is available virtually via Zoom from 1:00pm- 3:00pm on Wednesdays
  • Study Abroad, J-1, and National Student Exchange drop-in advising is in-person on weekdays from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm in BH 412. 

And, please remember that all students, faculty and staff, as well as visitors should wear a masks whenever indoors on campus. It’s still mandatory in situations where social distancing is not possible (classrooms and laboratories). For the latest COVID-19 information at CSU, please visit the Campus Safety Protocols pages. 

Welcome to Cleveland State University! 

CISP provides services to international students and scholars through International OrientationInternational Student and Scholar Services, as well as to domestic and international students through Education Abroad and  National Student Exchange. The Center also provides support and guidance to faculty and staff in their CSU-related international endeavors. The Center is also the administrative home of the University's Fulbright Program and a resource for all CSU international institutional agreements and partnerships.     

International students have many opportunities for both academic and personal growth at Cleveland State University. Whether looking for an undergraduate or graduate degree, a certificate, or ESL course, CSU offers a wide range of resources and opportunities, as well as offering an ideal environment to succeed and achieve academic goals.

International students are involved in campus life through a variety of student organizations and university programs that include cultural activities, sports, the arts, and social events. The staff of the Center for International Services and Programs is especially qualified to meet the varied needs of all international students and scholars.

International programs are administered via cross-campus collaboration and welcome all students.

CISP office hours are Monday - Friday,  8:00am - 5:00pm (EST) for email and phone calls.


The IELP - English as a Second Language Program is housed in Mather Mansion Room 209.

International Admissions can be accessed at All-in-1 located in Berkman Hall room 116. Or if you are mailing in documents for international admissions, please send them to:

Enrollment Processing Center
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue UN 443
Cleveland, OH 44115 USA